kainchick Posted July 23, 2006 Share Posted July 23, 2006 Microsoft honcho and worlds richest man Bil Gates has left his position as chief software architect, and plans to phase out his chairman duties over the next two years. By June of 2008, Gates will have left the company he co-founded with Paul Allen to pursue his global charity efforst via the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. "Just as Microsoft has taken off in way I never expected," explained Gates, "so has the work for the foundation." The foundation focuses on education and health issues. Microsofts cheif technical officer Ray Ozzie will assume Gates' cheif software architect role, and will work with gates on the transition. Even before the accouncemtn, the company was battling th efalling price of its stock, the rise of Google, and numerious delys to the release of its Windows Vista Operating system. I'm not quite sure how old this is, but I found the article in my Latest issue of Game informer. Thought it was an intersting article. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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